Services for Students with Learning Difficulties

Sapienza provides a service for educational support to students with learning difficulties and/or neurological development disorders and/or disabilities requiring other special needs. The service provides welcome, orientation, monitoring and support services, as per DM N. 5669/2011 and attached Guidelines and in consideration of the CNUDD Guidelines produced by the National University Conference of Disability Delegates in July 2014.

On the basis of clinical certification produced by the student, staff of the service will:

  • Develop and agree with the student on a custom-tailored academic plan;
  • Open an official “learning difficulty” file;
  • Monitor and update the student’s progress to optimise actions and tools;
  • Develop courses to improve academic abilities.

How to request the Service

After enrolling, the service may be requested by:

  • Inserting self-declaration as a student with special needs on your Infostrud Profile;
  • Send an e-mail to:  from your university e-mail account. In the e-mail, please indicate:
    • Counselling service request:
    • Student number, faculty and degree programme;
    • Attach national health certification (or one provided by accredited structure)

Please note

- The special needs certification must refer to official degree of disability

- Diagnosis must be updated after three years if the student was a minor upon enrolment

You will receive an e-mail from our service to set up an interview.

Based on the certification you present, the staff will develop and agree with you on a custom-tailored academic plan and open up a file that will be shared with the Disability Delegate, Faculty Coordinators, Professors and students.

Students with certified SLD are exempt from paying university fees - Delibera CdA n. 234/21 del 22 Luglio 2021.
Stamp duty and regional tax must be paid.
The certification must be sent to

Faculty Coordinators

Every Faculty has a coordinator who promotes the active participation of students with physical or learning difficulties. Coordinators are responsbile for:

  • Addressing students towards specialistic tutoring services;
  • Helping to solve logistical and organisational issues;
  • Share information within the faculty.

List of Faculty Coordinators


Office for students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties

Head of Unit
Fabio Mollicone

Assunta Marano
Chiara Mandara
Rosaria Sansone

Staff Service SLDs
Francesca Treglia
Francesca Vignola


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00185 Rome

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